April 2020

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DIY: How to String a Gibson-Style Electric Guitar

DIY: How to String a Gibson-Style Electric Guitar

April 2, 2020
Got a guitar with a Tune-o-matic-style bridge and three strings on each side of the headstock? Here’s a fast, easy video demo of how to get it ready for stable-tuned action.
Rig Rundown: Ally Venable

Rig Rundown: Ally Venable

April 1, 2020
This up-and-coming Texas-blues rocker walks through how she gets her huge tones.
ESP Guitars Factory Tour

ESP Guitars Factory Tour

March 30, 2020
PG’s Perry Bean takes you behind the scenes to witness the care and passion put into the Tokyo outfit’s custom and production axes alike.
First Look: Guild X-175 Manhattan Special

First Look: Guild X-175 Manhattan Special

March 30, 2020
Thanks to its DeArmond Dynasonic pickups, true hollowbody tone delights await in this classy and handsomely styled 6-string that won't break the bank.
Rig Rundown: Neil Zaza

Rig Rundown: Neil Zaza

March 25, 2020
Now that he’s ditched heavy amps for a digital rig, the melodic shredder shares his secrets for utilizing modern modeling tech.
Suhr Hombre: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Suhr Hombre: The Premier Guitar Review

March 24, 2020
Brownface Deluxe tones and beautiful bubbling tremolo distinguish this light but loud gigging and studio machine.
First Look: JHS PG-14 Paul Gilbert Signature Distortion

First Look: JHS PG-14 Paul Gilbert Signature Distortion

March 23, 2020
Unleash Paul Gilbert's distortion tones—from smooth to super-saturated—with this signature stomp.
Live at Grimey's: The Wood Brothers

Live at Grimey's: The Wood Brothers

March 19, 2020
In support of their just-released eighth studio album, Kingdom in My Mind, Chris, Oliver, and percussionist Jano Rix strip down some of their newest songs.
Wampler Terraform: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Wampler Terraform: The Premier Guitar Review

March 19, 2020
Myriad tones, from classic to tweaky, lurk in this one-stop modulation shop.
Rig Rundown: Brandon “Taz” Niederauer

Rig Rundown: Brandon “Taz” Niederauer

March 18, 2020
One of guitar’s most promising young firebrands breaks down his signature D’Angelico, explains why he prefers Boogies, and then demos some vintage stompboxes.
DIY: How to String a Fender-Style Electric Guitar

DIY: How to String a Fender-Style Electric Guitar

March 17, 2020
A fast, easy video demo of how to replace strings on any standard electric with all six tuners on the same side of the headstock.
First Look: Supro Conquistador

First Look: Supro Conquistador

March 16, 2020
Tones and vibes abound in a super-handsome, semi-hollow Supro that scales a classic body shape up to 335-like dimensions.
Riff Rundown: The Jesus Lizard's "Then Comes Dudley"

Riff Rundown: The Jesus Lizard's "Then Comes Dudley"

March 15, 2020
Jagged guitar mastermind Duane Denison unpacks the simple-but-tricky chords and timing of the menacing anti-hero anthem off Goat.
Breedlove Wildwood Concert Cutaway CE: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Breedlove Wildwood Concert Cutaway CE: The Premier Guitar Review

March 12, 2020
Sleek, stylish, affordable, and balanced, this compact, all-solid mahogany flattop excels in amplified performance situations.
Rig Rundown: Opeth

Rig Rundown: Opeth

March 11, 2020
The Swedish prog-metal sorcerers dish on their longstanding PRS ties and uncover why they traded traditional tube amps for swappable high-gain Synergy modules.
Fender American Ultra Jazzmaster: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Fender American Ultra Jazzmaster: The Premier Guitar Review

March 9, 2020
The Jazzmaster finally gets an upscale modern facelift—with enhanced playability and expressive potential as the payoff.
Rig Rundown: Josh Smith

Rig Rundown: Josh Smith

March 4, 2020
A bona fide blues shredder breaks down his powerful pedalboard and rips some licks on his trusty Chapin T-style.
Electro-Harmonix 5MM: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

Electro-Harmonix 5MM: The Premier Guitar Review

March 4, 2020
It’s only 2.5 watts, but this pedal-sized amp could save the day.
AC30 Tones for the 21st Century

AC30 Tones for the 21st Century

March 3, 2020
A lighter, more flexible take on a British-voiced ’60s stalwart: The PG Victory VC35 "The Copper" review.
First Look: Suhr Hombre

First Look: Suhr Hombre

March 2, 2020
Sweet simplicity meets tasty tremolo in a brownface-inspired tone machine.